Globalization has been identified by many experts as a new way firms organize their activities and as the emergence of talent as the new stakeholder in the firm. This paper examines the role of trade integration for the changing nature of the corporation. International tradeleadstoa’warfortalent’whichmakesitmorelikelythatan organizational equilibrium emerges in the integrated world economy in which control is delegated to lower levels of the firms ’ hierarchy empowering human capital. Furthermore, trade integration is shown to lead to waves of outsourcing and to convergence in corporate cultures Manyexpertshaveidentified globalization as a new way firms organize their activities and as the emergence of human capital as the new stakeholder in the firm. In the last two decades the world economy has gone through a dramatic process of reorganization. The reorganization of the world economy has been characterize
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